Myanmar: 26 Rohingya Muslims killed in boats mishap in Naf River

AMN At least twenty-six Rohingya Muslims including children and women from Myanmar, died after their boats overturned in the Naf River on the Bangladesh side. Meanwhile, Indonesia has provided a two million U.S. dollar humanitarian assistance to Rakhine state of Myanmar. According to Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi, the aid would be channeled within two … Continue reading Myanmar: 26 Rohingya Muslims killed in boats mishap in Naf River

SC quashes centre’s decision barring 2 medical colleges from admitting students

AMN / NEW DELHI The Supreme Court has quashed the Centre’s decision barring two medical colleges from admitting students for MBBS course in the 2017-18 academic session. The apex court’s judgements came up yesterday in matters relating to the medical colleges based in Andhra Pradesh and Chhattisgarh, which were denied the nod to admit students. … Continue reading SC quashes centre’s decision barring 2 medical colleges from admitting students

Rajiv Kumar appointed as new DFS Secy; Anita Karwal as CBSE Chairperson

AMN / NEW DELHI Senior bureaucrat Rajiv Kumar has been appointed Secretary in the Department of Financial Services, DFS, while Anita Karwal would be the next Chairperson of Central Board of Secondary Education, CBSE. A 1984 batch IAS officer of Jharkhand cadre, Rajiv Kumar, was appointed in place of Anjuly Chib Duggal, who superannuated. At … Continue reading Rajiv Kumar appointed as new DFS Secy; Anita Karwal as CBSE Chairperson

Rajiv Mehrishi to be next CAG; Sunil Arora to be Election Commissioner

AMN / NEW DELHI Former home secretary Rajiv Mehrishi is to be the next Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India. He will replace the present incumbent Shashi Kant Sharma who completes his term on November 30th. Mehrishi has emerged as the top choice for the post. A formal order on this is expected soon. … Continue reading Rajiv Mehrishi to be next CAG; Sunil Arora to be Election Commissioner

Shillong filmmaker’s WW-I film to premiere at Nehru Centre, London

By Utpal Borpujari /New Delhi “Because We Did Not Choose”, the first documentary film from India that explores the examines the participation of labour from India during the First World War, will premiere at the Nehru Centre in London on September 13. The 92-minute documentary tells its story using English, Welsh, Khasi and Pnar languages, … Continue reading Shillong filmmaker’s WW-I film to premiere at Nehru Centre, London

India will emerge as a dominant force in sport: PV Sindu, Saina

Harpal Singh Bedi / New Delhi Indian badminton’s poster girls, PV Sindhu and Sania Nehwal Thursday exuded confidence that country will emerge as a dominant force in the sport and will rank along with China, Japan and Korea in near future. ” The Indian shuttlers have to believe in themselves and that will help us … Continue reading India will emerge as a dominant force in sport: PV Sindu, Saina

India inflicts crushing defeat on Sri Lanka in fourth ODI

Colombo India stomped over Sri Lanka to beat them by a mammoth 168 runs in the fourth match of the ongoing five match One Day international (ODI) series at the R Premadasa Stadium here Thursday . Winning the toss, skipper Virat Kohli decided to bat first. Earlier Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma produced sublime centuries … Continue reading India inflicts crushing defeat on Sri Lanka in fourth ODI

IRNSS-1H fails due to failure in separation of heat shield: ISRO chief

Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh The Mission of India’s eighth Navigation Satellite IRNSS-1H has failed as heat shield failed to open up, ISRO Chairman A S Kiran Kumar said today. He said the launch was a success till the third stage and it was expected to be a good success. “The heat shield did not get separated … Continue reading IRNSS-1H fails due to failure in separation of heat shield: ISRO chief

JDU MLC’s son, three others found guilty in Gaya road rage case

  Our Bureau/ Gaya A Court in Gaya, Bihar on Thursday  convicted Rocky Yadav, the son of suspended JD(U) MLC Manorama Devi, for being involved in the murder of young student on 2016. The district and sessions court has held Rocky and three others guilty of killing Class XII student Aditya Sachdeva for overtaking his … Continue reading JDU MLC’s son, three others found guilty in Gaya road rage case

Amit Shah holds strategy meet with team for Gujarat polls

AMN BJP president Amit Shah today held a “strategy session” with senior Union ministers, including Arun Jaitley, on the coming assembly elections in Gujarat where the party has set a target of winning 150 seats. Union ministers Narendra Singh Tomar, P P Chaudhury, Jitendra Singh and Niramala Sitharaman were also present at the meet. While … Continue reading Amit Shah holds strategy meet with team for Gujarat polls